a japanese creator who goes by the name of human controller has created a robotic rubik’s cube with the somewhat spooky capabilities of solving itself. the ordinary looking puzzle conceals its potential, using a custom 3D-printed core attached to servo motors that are programmed to solve the cube.

this self-solving rubik's cube is powered by a custom 3D-printed core

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the video shows the rubik’s cube being placed onto the table before running freely and solving itself. it’s unclear exactly how it works but you can assume that its computed parts are able to remember how the cube has exactly been shuffled, reversing the steps to complete the puzzle. the cube, which now has the same dimensions of a standard rubik’s is a continuation of the human controller’s previous, larger version, details of which were posted last year.

this self-solving rubik's cube is powered by a custom 3D-printed core

this self-solving rubik's cube is powered by a custom 3D-printed core

this self-solving rubik's cube is powered by a custom 3D-printed core

this self-solving rubik's cube is powered by a custom 3D-printed core

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